Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 06/12/2019
Insight@DCU's Dr Emer Duffy spoke to TechCentral for their Focus on research feature. In the piece she talks about using scent analysis as a means of diagnosis, the idea of probiotics for skin as well as her own research. You can read the piece here.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 18/11/2019
Professor Alan Smeaton spoke to Marie Boran from The Irish Times about the phenomenon of deepfakes. In the article Smeaton discusses the work being done in Insight@DCU generating and understanding deepfakes in an effort to detect them. Insight researchers are using a technique called order magnification in order to detect these deepfakes. Order magnification looks at pixel level changes in skin colour, undetectable to the human eye.
Publication Date:Created by Louise Holden on 15/11/2019
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 11/11/2019
Insight@UCD's Dr Denise McGrath was interviewed by TechCentral's Niall Kitson recently. Dr McGrath is assistant professor at the UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy & Sports Science, programme director at UCD’s Health & Performance Science and an Insight FI. In the interview she talks about working across disciplines and the value of putting the person at the heart of research. You can read the full piece here.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 05/11/2019
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 04/11/2019
Insight@ NUI Galway's Joana Barros has been making waves in the national media recently. Her research on the validity of Google Trends for suicide forecasting in Ireland featured on RTE 2Fm, the Irish Mail on Sunday and in the Irish Examiner.
Barros examined how certain internet search terms related to monthly suicide deaths reported by the Central Statistics office from the 11-year period from 2004 to 2015. Her work has just been published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.
Publication Date:Created by Louise Holden on 30/10/2019
Alice Perry ‘Open Data’ Hackathon
The Alice Perry Open Data Hackathon will take place from 11am-4pm on Saturday November 16th at the Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics at NUI Galway (Dangan Business Park).
All full/part time third level students across Ireland are invited to take part. Teams must have a minimum of three and a maximum of four.
Register at https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/alice-perry-open-data-hackathon-galway-tickets-77114636955
Publication Date:Created by Louise Holden on 24/10/2019
Dr Úna Newell is an Irish Research Council awardee who has a PhD in history from University College Dublin and published her first peer-reviewed book with Manchester University Press in 2015.
In that same year, she joined the sports and data science company Orreco, where she is now its managing editor.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 22/10/2019
Last week, Insight's Dr John McCrae was awarded the NUI Galway President's Award for Research Excellence as an Early Career Researcher. Dr McCrae leads the Linguistics Data Unit in Insight@NUI Galway. You can learn more about him and his research in this video about the awards. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2XauTP8aTk
Publication Date:Created by Louise Holden on 16/10/2019
Professor Eugene C. Freuder receives UCC's Career Achievement Research Award
Inisght researchers feature strongly in this year's awards
At a ceremony at UCC on Thursday 10th of October, Professor Eugene Freuder received UCC’s top research recognition: its Career Achievement Research Award.